There’s too much money in Nairobi. That’s one way to explain why some venture capitalists are setting their sights elsewhere. Largely off the back of Mpesa, the hugely successful mobile money-transfer system, the Kenyan capital has gained a reputation for technological innovation—and with it an influx of no-strings (or few-strings) development funding that has crowded …

Associations of consumers of communications services began Tuesday in the Ivorian political capital, a two-day training workshop, on their rights and obligations in order to better defend their rights with operators and providers of telecommunications / ICT services. Organized by the Telecommunications / ICT regulatory authority of Côte d’Ivoire (ARTCI), the workshop with the theme …

Candel Company Ltd, the Nigerian leader in agricultural inputs, has announced that it is about to begin exports to Ghana and then to West Africa. Candel Group President Charles Anudu revealed the information during an appraisal visit to one of the company’s factories by the Ghana Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). During this stage prior to …

CANALFRANCE.INFO AFRICA – Used mainly for cooking, vegetable oil is exploited worldwide. But Zambian entrepreneur Mutoba Ngoma has imagined another way to use vegetable oil: transforming this fatty substance into fuel. In 2006, he reflected on solutions that could end the fuel shortage in Africa, particularly in Zambia. These reflections have been beneficial to Zambian …

293 photovoltaic panels and 93 lampposts, for a production capacity of 73 KW of electrical energy per day. So summarizes the mini solar power plant, with a total cost of 454 million CFA francs, that the Chinese firm Huawei Technologies has just offered to the locality of Mvomeka’a (photo), the birthplace of the head of …

The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and South Africa have pledged to accelerate the establishment of the Inga 3 hydroelectric plant. At the end of the two days of discussions relating to this work, the authorities of the two countries announced that they wanted the materialization within the time limit of the electric dam. For …

Billionaire Aliko Dangote, in collaboration with former President of Nigeria Olusegun Obasanjo, will give a boost to African start-ups. They signed an agreement with the Duke of York to launch the African Entrepreneurship Program (AEP). The ASP will be a joint initiative of the World Investment Summit in Africa with the support of Pitch @ …

Five years ago Kenyan entrepreneur Edward Kinyanjui quit his well-paying job as chief operations officer at an international organisation to start his own renewable energy business. He had worked for 12 years, climbed the ladder and become accustomed to a good lifestyle. But Kinyanjui wanted more than “a good salary”, so he pumped his US$100,000 …

In just 20 years, Africa is today the continent which records a very significant growth in the field of telecommunications. As proof, 70% of Africans have a telephone. Many operators have thus decided to conquer this very large market despite very stiff competition. This is the case, for example, of the French giant Orange which …

The Cameroonian Ministry of Commerce and the historic telecoms operator, Camtel, have just signed a partnership agreement to collaborate in the animation of the Cameroon agro-pastoral portal (Camagro), launched a few months ago by Camtel. Thanks to Camagro, it has been learned, consumers and traders will be able to compare the prices of food products …

CIROBOTICS is an Ivorian startup that works in the design of Network-IT Equipment, we invite you to share their vision through this interview. When did the creation of CIROBOTICS, your Start-up, go back? Created in March 2012, the fundamental objective of CIROBOTICS is to provide companies and SMIs / SMEs with “tailor-made” IT services adapted …

Van Jones is determined to leave a mark in this world for black children by using his time, resources, network and talents to ensure they are well prepared for the 21st century. In 2014, Jones brought together a team of compassionate, connected and concerned people to form #YesWeCode an organization dedicated to finding ways to …